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Home Counties pl (plural only)
- All the English counties surrounding London.
- 2006, Peter Godwin, When a Crocodile Eats the Sun: A Memoir of Africa:
- From Caro, the British colonel's wife, now ferrying around anti-tear gas solvent kits and bottled water, her toenails painted a riot of different colors, her posh Home Counties diction already absorbing the shortened vowels of our southern African dialect.
- “Home Counties”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–2022.